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Garden City High School's unique graduation attire suits students

Valedictorian Steven Menelly and salutatorian Katherine McGannon outside

(Credit: Marlo Jappen)

Garden City High School principal Nanine McLaughlin remembers her initial feeling about the school’s unique choice of graduation wardrobe when she arrived six years ago.

“Honestly, when I first came here, I thought it was odd,” she said.

Seniors stray from the traditional -- graduation robes and mortar boards -- and wear all-white to receive their diplomas.. The boys wear white tuxedo...

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